Past Events

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Old Treasury Tour

Tour
Bookings are essential

Sunday 25 September 2016, 11am and 1pm

Explore the old Adelaide Treasury, one of Adelaide’s oldest and most significant historical sites. It was here that gold from the eastern states was stored to be smelted into the Adelaide Pound. 

The tour includes the former Cabinet Room of the South Australian Government that is in its original condition, underground tunnel areas original to the building and much more!

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Macclesfield Family Photo Scanfest

Special event

Sunday 25 September 2016, 12 noon - 2pm

Bring along your family photos to be scanned or photographed at the Macclesfield Sunday Market on 18 and 25 September in readiness for our pop-up childhood display in November.

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Open Garden at Beaumont House

Special event

Sunday 25th September 2016, 10am to 5pm

The garden at Beaumont House will be open to the public under the Open Gardens SA scheme. Come along and discover the lovingly restored gardens and learn about the early history of theses experimental gardens and the remnant olive grove.

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The Life and Work of CJ Dennis

Special event

Sunday 25 September 2016, 1.30pm

The History Council of South Australia proudly presents their 2016 Annual Country Lecture in association with Gladstone History Group and Rocky River Historic & Art Society of Laura.  Dr Philip Butterss (Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide) author of An Unsentimental Bloke, the Life and Work of CJ Dennis, will talk about the life CJ Dennis, and the influences which his writings have had on several generations of Australians.

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Why Cities Need Nature

Special event

Friday 23 September 2016, 7 for 7:30pm start

Guest speaker Professor Chris Daniels, University of South Australia will take a look at the role played by trees and gardens in creating sustainable communities by using the environmental history of Adelaide as a case study.

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Violet Rowe: A Life of Fashion

Exhibition

Friday 23 September to Sunday 27 November 2016, 10am-4pm

A snapshot of the unique and extraordinary costume collection of Violet Rowe. 

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Celebrating 150 years of Victor Harbor's Customs/Stationmaster's House

Special event

Monday 19 September - Thursday 22 September 2016, 1-4pm

Celebrate the 150th birthday of one of Victor Harbor's oldest buildings - the former Customs and Stationmaster's house, now a museum run by the National Trust. There will be a display of heritage photos of the house as it was from 1866 onwards into the 20th century. 

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Macclesfield Family Photo Scanfest

Special event

Sunday 18 September 2016, 12 noon - 2pm

Bring along your family photos to be scanned or photographed at the Macclesfield Sunday Market on 18 and 25 September in readiness for our pop-up childhood display in November.

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Spring in the Garden

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Sunday 18 September 2016, 1-4pm

Spring is in the air, garden gloves are on ...

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Steampunk Festival '16

Special event

Saturday 17 September 2016, 10am - 9pm; Sunday 18 September 2016, 10am - 4.30pm

All aboard the Steampunk Festival, now in its third year at the National Railway Museum. A mixture of antique dress-up, fascinating displays and exhibitions, weird science, theatre, smoke machines, live music, best dressed prizes, trade stalls and plenty of photographic opportunities. Steam trains Bub (free) & Peronne ($3) running both days.  Open Saturday until 9pm.

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